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Real estate and community information for Chicago's North Shore suburbs of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Northfield, and Glencoe. Selling single family homes, condos, new construction, and land on the North Shore since 1998. Includes market statistics, sold properties, community events, zoning, sports, restaurants and various real estate opinions and thoughts.



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9 Smart Things to do Before You MoveThere are SO many things to remember when you’re moving. Understand that you will be living in controlled chaos for a while - but there are some things that should be done which will make the transition smoother for you.  Change of AddressVisit your post office...
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GLENCOE HOME SALES for May 2019 16 homes closed in Glencoe in May of this year which is one more than sold in May of 2018.   GLENCOE REAL ESTATE MARKET TODAY Homes for sale: 93Price range: $3699,000 to $4,800,000Under contract: 33Absorption rate: 6.5 months (fairly balanced market)Condos for sale...
KENILWORTH HOME SALES for May 2019 4 homes closed in Kenilworth in May of this year. May 2018 had 7 home sales.  KENILWORTH REAL ESTATE MARKET TODAY Homes for sale: 53Price range: $479,000 to $13,750,000Under contract: 9Absorption rate: 16.75 months (a strong buyer’s market) Median price range of...
  52 homes closed in Wilmette in May ranging in price from $312,000 to $1,7100,000. This is more than sold in May of 2018 when 42 houses closed. The Wilmette market did very well in May in homes listed under $1.5 million.    WILMETTE REAL ESTATE MARKET TODAY Homes for sale: 187Price range: $229,9...
WINNETKA HOME SALES for May 2019 22 homes closed in Winnetka in May ranging in price from $610,000 to $4,000,000. This is a huge improvement over May of 2018 when only 5 houses closed.  WINNETKA REAL ESTATE MARKET TODAY Homes for sale: 169Price range: $350,000 to $9,500,000Under contract: 64Absor...
When I think back on the first home my parents bought in 1955 I’m impressed that they accomplished it. They had just emigrated here in 1951 and somehow managed to secure jobs and buy a house (shown above.) Did they even get a mortgage back then? I can’t tell you the details of their purchase beca...
2 new homes were listed in Hubbard Woods in May which is low considering that we’re still in the spring market. NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS 1065 Vine - $599,000            841 Bell - $1,750,000             SOLD HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS - 7 closed sales in May 1091 FisherOriginal list price: $2,195,0...

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